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Daithí Ó Corráin

DCU

Daithí Ó Corráin lectures in the School of History and Geography, Dublin City University and is chair of the MA in History. His research interests include the 1916 Rising and its aftermath, the Irish Revolution, Irish political violence, and twentieth-century ecclesiastical history. He is the author of 'Rendering to God and Caesar: the Irish Churches and the two states in Ireland, 1949-73' (2006) and chapters on Irish Catholicism in 'The Cambridge Social History of Modern Ireland' (2017) and 'The Cambridge History of Ireland' vol. 4 (2018). He is co-editor of a landmark 30-volume series on the local experience of the Irish Revolution published by Four Courts Press and is currently completing a major monograph: 'The Irish Volunteers, 1913-1919: a history'. Daithí is Irish editor of the 'Irish Literary Supplement' and a board member of Boston College Ireland.

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